Ian Winson is a NHS Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Southmead Hospital, Bristol. Mr Winson specialises in foot and ankle surgery and Sports Injuries. He is the past president of the British Orthopaedic Association, Editor JTO and Review Editor European Journal Foot and Ankle Surgery, Past President European Foot and Ankle Society and BOFAS.
Having gone to medical school in Sheffield he returned there for most of his senior training. It was a fellowship in Sweden that introduced him to ankle arthroscopy. He championed arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis in the early 1990's and has been one of the advocates of the evolution of arthroscopic foot and ankle techniques in the European arena. He has been responsible for using arthroscopic techniques to treat patients from top class sportsman through to 90 year olds with arthritis!